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Which type of ‘moisture meter’ is best for damp diagnosis – a quick and simple appraisal.

Which type of ‘moisture meter’ is best for damp diagnosis – a quick and simple appraisal.     There is not much that gets people excited in my industry more than the ‘moisture meter’ debate. Any search of the Internet will throw up all manner of strident opinion, often accompanied by some sales pitch or […]

Successful Remedial Wall Tie installation.

How to succeed when installing remedial wall ties. There are many reasons why it may be necessary to carry out remedial wall tie installation. The most common reason is wall tie corrosion, where the original wall ties were inadequately protected against rusting. Poor galvanising and the use of bitumen paints was dealt with in the […]

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